RIVER REGION ART ASSOCIATION
Enrollment is ongoing for the River Region Art Association’s Summer Art Program courses for 2022.
Lessons take place from Monday to Friday, with children from 6 to 10 years old from 9 a.m. to noon; and 11-15 years and over from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Classes begin the week of June 6 and are held at 320 East Ascension St. Suite C, Gonzales. Classes are open to all students.
Camps are focusing on “art and the environment” this summer, with classes having environmental connections to what’s around us, natural habitats, clean water, caring for the earth, animals in the environment, the marshes that surround us and the recycling of waste. in art.
Many different types of media will be used, including pencil, acrylic paint and watercolor, as well as materials for collages such as fabric, feathers and “man-made items in the recycling classroom”. .
Students will exhibit their projects at the end of the weekday session for parents and friends.
June 6-10, “Let’s Look at Nature”: a basic watercolor class where students learn techniques to control water and paint and create a masterpiece (ages 6-10)
From June 6 to 10, it’s “Build a book”: using environmental themes, students will create four types of books, becoming authors and illustrators! (11 to 15 years and over)
June 12-17, “Butterflies in Our Garden”: Students will draw, paint, sculpt and create butterflies, while watching the development of egg, caterpillar and chrysalis transform into a monarch butterfly. (6 – 10)
June 12-17 “Create Your Own Art Book”: A book will be deconstructed and students will fill the pages with their art and collages while using “art journaling” techniques. (11 to 15 years and over)
From June 20 to 24, it’s “Animals in the swamp”: students will have a lot of fun finding animals that live in the swampy areas of our environment and drawing and coloring them. (6 to 10 years old)
June 20-24 is “The Art of Recycling”: students will work hard to identify “things” in the environment that are thrown away but could be reused…or even used in an art project.
From June 27 to July 1, it’s “Let it Bee”: no live bees will be in the classroom, but students will learn all about bees by drawing and sculpting them, their honeycombs and so on. what they do for the environment! (6 to 10 years old)
From June 27 to July 1, it’s “Basic Watercolors”: Work on a masterpiece to take home. Students will learn about color and the control of water to give shade and depth to their paintings. (11 to 15 years old)
July 11-15 “See the Swamp”: Students will use acrylic paints to capture a swamp on canvas. (11 to 15 years and over)
One week camp fee is $110, all supplies provided. Entry forms are available on the River Region Art Association Facebook page and on the group’s Square site, riverregionartassociation.Square.site. For more information call (225) 644-8496, leave a message and someone will contact you.